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BREAKING: Angry Crowd Gathering Outside Hospital After Cop Wounded, One Person Killed In Officer-Involved Shooting

Rock Island, IL – At least one officer was wounded and another person was killed in an officer-involved shooting Thursday night.

The incident happened in the area of the Chicken Shack at 2961 11th Street just after 6:30 p.m., according to KLJB.

An officer-involved shooting occurred which left one person dead and at least one officer wounded.

UPDATE: New details have been released about the Rock Island shooting here.

No details about the shooting have been officially released at this time.

It has not been confirmed if the dead person is the suspect, how many officers were involved, and how many have been wounded, or what the extent of their injuries are.

Social media rumors quickly spread that police fatally shot a black male and an angry crowd of dozens of people gathered at Unity Point Trinity hospital.

Police were seen guarding the hospital entrance.

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Written by
Christopher Berg

Editor-in-Chief: Twitter/@SnarkyCop. Christopher left his job as a police officer to manage The Police Tribune to provide context to the public about police incidents. Before becoming a police officer, he worked as a law enforcement dispatcher trainer.

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Written by Christopher Berg


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